When should surgical treatment be considered for premenstrual dysphoric disorder

Menopause International, 05/31/2012

Reid RL – Medical treatments provide excellent symptomatic relief to many women but at times a poor therapeutic response or adverse effects attributable to these therapies lead women to seek alternative solutions. Oophorectomy (with concomitant hysterectomy) followed by low–dose estrogen therapy has been shown to be an effective alternative for such cases of menstrual–cycle–related mood disorder.

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